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  1. Oakland head coach Greg Kampe’s cancer fundraiser brings in $161,000

    May 7, 2015, 7:45 PM EDT

    Getty Images

    Dinner and a round of golf with Kampe went for $30,000, with bidding for the same opportunity with Tom Izzo closing at $19,000.

  2. Texas transfer finds a new spot closer to home

    Jan 5, 2015, 7:30 PM EDT

    Big 12 Tournament - UT vs. Baylor

    A former Texas guard has found a new place to play after withdrawing from school in the fall after two arrests in a five-day span.

  3. Iowa State transfer finds a new destination

    Jan 4, 2015, 10:00 AM EDT

    Sherron Dorsey-Walker, Freddie Jackson

    A former Iowa State guard is transferring closer to home.

  4. 2014-15 Season Preview: Can Green Bay take the next step, represent the Horizon League in the Tournament?

    Oct 28, 2014, 12:00 PM EDT

    Keifer Sykes (AP Photo)

    Expectations are high in Green Bay after a good 2013-14 season that ultimately fell short of the NCAA Tournament.

  5. Redshirt freshman’s foot injury a hit to Oakland’s perimeter depth

    Oct 8, 2014, 4:55 PM EDT

    Greg Kampe

    With Travis Bader and Duke Mondy out of eligibility, perimeter depth was already a question mark heading into this season for Oakland.

  6. Former St. John’s guard/forward Max Hooper transfers to Oakland

    Apr 13, 2014, 10:05 PM EDT

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    The 6-foot-6 wing has found his third school.

  7. Late Night Snacks: UMass outruns VCU

    Feb 22, 2014, 2:01 AM EDT

    Chaz Williams

    Game of the night: Massachusetts 80, VCU 75 During the Atlantic 10 media day, I spoke with Massachusetts coach Derek Kellogg about his team’s three-point dependence. Since he arrived at UMass, Kellogg’s squads were content to jack a high percentages of threes, consistently posting a three-point attempts percentage in the mid-30s. After asking Kellogg whether…

  8. Oakland’s Travis Bader becomes NCAA all-time leader in made three-pointers (VIDEO)

    Feb 2, 2014, 4:36 PM EDT


    Now a senior at Oakland University, guard Travis Bader has been one of college basketball’s most prolific perimeter shooters during his career. On Sunday Bader completed his climb to the top of the NCAA’s list for made three-pointers in a career, surpassing former Duke great J.J. Redick. Bader’s third three-pointer of the first half in…

  9. Oakland clips UIC on Duke Mondy’s three-pointer (VIDEO)

    Jan 25, 2014, 5:48 PM EDT


    Oakland University senior guard Duke Mondy provided the heroics on Saturday afternoon in the Golden Grizzlies’ 76-75 win over UIC, knocking down a three-pointer as time expired. With the win Oakland moves to 3-4 in Horizon League play, and they did so despite a 5-for-17 afternoon from prolific scorer Travis Bader. Five players finished the…

  10. Duke Mondy making most of chance at Oakland

    Jan 3, 2014, 6:43 PM EDT

    Duke Mondy

    The college career of Oakland guard Duke Mondy hasn’t been an easy one. Mondy, who hails from Grand Rapids, MI, was recruited to Providence by then head coach Keno Davis. He spent his freshman and sophomore seasons with the Friars, but was in and out of disciplinary trouble there. Mondy was benched for the final…

  11. Oakland reinstates Duke Mondy, Dante Williams after two-game suspension

    Nov 20, 2013, 6:30 PM EDT


    Last week the Oakland Golden Grizzlies’ road trip to California took a turn for the worse when it was reported that players Duke Mondy and Dante Williams were arrested on charges of felony rape. Those charges would ultimately be dropped, but head coach Greg Kampe made the decision to send both home ahead of the…

  12. Report: Oakland’s Duke Mondy, Dante Williams not charged with rape (UPDATED)

    Nov 15, 2013, 2:49 PM EDT


    The Oakland Golden Grizzlies’ road trip to California looked to have taken a turn for the worse just hours before they play at California, as two players were reportedly arrested on charges of felony rape. Duke Mondy and Dante Williams were reportedly being held on $100,000 bond, with Gary Parrish of receiving confirmation from…

  13. Oakland’s Travis Bader shoots for J.J. Redick’s NCAA career three-point record

    Oct 28, 2013, 6:00 PM EDT

    Greg Kampe, Travis Bader

    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. Travis Bader isn’t a household name, but pretty soon the Oakland senior shooting guard’s accomplishments will be heard across the country as he closes in on J.J. Redick’s career three-point field goal…

  14.’s 2013-2014 Mid-Major All-Americans

    Oct 10, 2013, 6:00 PM EDT

    Elfrid Payton (AP photo)

    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To see the rest of our preview lists,click here. For a schedule of our previews for the…

  15. Kampe apologizes to fans for brutal Oakland schedule

    Sep 1, 2012, 6:53 PM EDT

    Greg Kampe, Travis Bader

    Here at College Basketball Talk, we love a mid-major coach with the guts to schedule tough games. Oakland’s long-time guru Greg Kampe has made a habit of facing big-time opponents every season. Last year, the team lost roadies at Alabama, Arkansas and Arizona, but won at Houston and beat Tennessee in front of home fans…

  16. Oakland and Detroit bring bad blood to realignment talks

    May 11, 2012, 10:24 PM EDT


    News that Butler will join the A-10 brought headlines around the country. The Horizon League’s search for a new member is somewhat less compelling to many on the national scene, but there’s plenty of drama going on. The Oakland Golden Grizzlies, currently of the Summit League, would like to take Butler’s place. Paul Kampe (no…